Nelson Mandela and the importance of succession

So much has been written about the qualities and attributes that made Nelson Mandela such an inspirational leader. His abilities to build relationships, handle conflict and share control were of the highest order – and his focus on the future not allocating...

What the Health System could learn about collaboration

Once again another awful story about the failure to protect the vulnerable in the health system, then another story about unacceptable pressures on emergency care. the first reaction is often to set up another review – the ‘something must be done’...

Collaboration / Reputation and the “one-off” dilemma

The complex programme of work that went into building the London 2012 Olympic Park has been hailed as a great success and proof of a growing capability in the UK for large organisations to work together collaboratively. And yet you also hear a counter argument that...